It doesn’t matter if it’s a Zoom (image source) or MS Teams meeting - our online attention is lagging. People get bored easily, check out, or worse, even fall asleep! Meanwhile, you’re left feeling frustrated, and embarrassed with a pile of colossally wasted time in your lap It … [Read more...] about Is attention lagging in your online meetings? Here’s how to fix that.
You have a great idea while you’re in an online meeting and you want to get others’ input but you’re stuck on how to do that in a way that’s easy for everyone. You had a great online workshop (yes it’s possible) and you want to keep the conversation going but you’re stumped with how to do that … [Read more...] about An easy, effective way to collaborate online (PhD in technology not required)
Pssst. Have you ever been tempted (like gobbling up this plate of doughnuts) to use a picture or an image that you found online that you’re not sure you have the right to use? And, not sure about the Images copyright? It’s a common conundrum You’re in a hurry and need a good image for … [Read more...] about The Google Icon right in front of your nose that will bring you so much ease
When I accomplish a goal it’s like I have a tiny parade of cheerleaders racing through my blood shaking their pom-poms. It feels great. Like I’ve summited a mountain. When I achieve a goal I’ll often realize I have a sloppy grin on my face. From ear to ear. It feels soo good! But … [Read more...] about 3D your way to achieving your goals with these three easy steps
Do you need an idea for some virtual team building? Need to get across some important information to your employees but are worried they’ll ignore it? Maybe you need to test your team on some key content? Or perhaps you want to spice up your annual report so people actually read it? I … [Read more...] about How to make a virtual quest easily and quickly and wow your team with this simple tech tool
Imagine if your smartphone had no images for your apps. Imagine how long it would take you to find a specific app when you went to look for it. Insert face-palm here. That’s because our brains interpret images 600,000 times faster than text (Power of visual storytelling; Ekaterina … [Read more...] about A picture is worth 600,000 words – or how to get people to listen
“To live a life without continuous learning is unthinkable. But that doesn’t mean it’s easier or not overwhelming.” ““The only thing that is constant is change,” Heraclitus famously said; change in your career, change in your personal life, change in your community and organizations. One of the … [Read more...] about Identifying your learning problem is the first step to fixing it
It was a muggy day as I prepped to deliver a global workshop on leadership for climate change-makers. I was focused on making sure the tech worked and how not to appear like I was melting on camera, even though I felt like I was. The workshop started with another presenter. She did … [Read more...] about How not to freak out when your online meeting gets Zoombombed (speaking from experience)